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Chevron suspends Arctic drill plans 'indefinitely'

Arctic offshore drilling photo by Steve Morgan Greenpeace

Oil giant tells Canadian government that economic uncertainty has forced it to pull the project

19 Dec 2014

Seabirds 'steer clear' of offshore wind farms

A seagull

British Trust for Ornithology finds 99 per cent of birds avoid marine wind turbines, easing fears over the impact of blades

18 Dec 2014

Diageo toasts new sustainability goals

Diageo Roseisle whiskey distillery

Drinks company aims to reduce water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions as part of 20 new commitments for 2020

17 Dec 2014

Procter & Gamble hails global waste reduction progress

Consumer goods giant sets itself four new environmental targets as part of latest sustainability report

17 Dec 2014

Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room join forces

Leading green business-focused think tanks to join forces in a bid to better promote market-led responses to climate change

17 Dec 2014

ICRS opens doors to organisational members

Industry body the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability aims to expand breadth of member organisations

15 Dec 2014

UK to boost wind energy skills with National College

Training and education hub should open its doors on Humberside in 2016, with network of partners across the country

11 Dec 2014

Prince of Wales urges accountants to spread corporate sustainability message

Prince marks 10th anniversary of Accounting for Sustainability with call for more firms to embrace environmental reporting

11 Dec 2014

Green economy faces sustainability skills gap

IEMA warns just 13 per cent of companies feel able to deal with 'perfect storm' of climate, resource and population pressures

10 Dec 2014

Martini Asti pops cork on new lightweight bottle

Company says energy savings equate to taking 330 cars off the road

10 Dec 2014

Investors told to challenge oil and gas majors over climate threats

New guide aims to build shareholder engagement with fossil fuel companies in a bid to create more sustainable business models

10 Dec 2014

Extreme heat waves projected to 'occur once every other year', warns Met Office

New study reveals chances of a heat wave as extreme as 2003 has already shortened from 1-in-1,000 years to 1-in-100 years

09 Dec 2014

Government to re-launch Green Deal grant scheme with £30m fund

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund to be re-opened from this Wednesday, offering households up to £5,600 off energy-efficiency improvements

07 Dec 2014

Whole Foods produce rating system spurs farm action

US food retailer reveals how its ambitious green labeling initiative is already having an impact on its supply chain

05 Dec 2014

M&S Plan A: Now with sustainable chocolate

Retailer says 63 per cent of its products now have sustainability attributes, equating to around two billion items sold

02 Dec 2014

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